Insect pest management involves monitoring pests and treating with an insecticide when economic thresholds are exceeded. Site-specific insect management offers the opportunity to treat only those areas where pest populations are highest. For 3 years, entomologists at Iowa State University have been involved in a site-specific farming project, funded by the Iowa Soybean Promotion Board, to study the potential of this technology for soybean insect management. Some potential benefits and current barriers to implementing site-specific soybean insect management have been identified.
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Krell, Rayda K. and Pedigo, Larry P., "Site-specific soybean insect management: benefits and barriers" (1999). Integrated Crop Management News. 2201.
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